Band Notes

1.  Congratulations to the senior concert and jazz band students, as well as,  individual performers – vocalists, pianists, and dancers at Monday night’s Spring Concert and Tuesday’s Grade 6 QEES concert.  You all did a great job and the audience had lots of lovely comments on your wonderful performances.  You did KISH proudly.
2.  Thank you goes to our Music Director Ms Profit, Mr Carruthers for taking care of the sound, Keegan Rix for looking after the lights, and our custodians for setting up the chairs and clearing off the stage.
3.  The final event of the year is our Annual Band Banquet on Tuesday, June 5 starting at 6 pm.  This event is for all concert and jazz band members and their families.  It will be a night of celebration, food, fun, and awards.
4.  Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1 there is an early morning senior band class grades 10-12 at 7:30 am
5.  Early morning rehearsal for senior concert and jazz band is now done for the year.
6.  Band vests returns have happened.  If you did not return your vest please do so ASAP.  A refund will be returned to you on the completion of your vest return.
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Monday, May 28 – early morning concert band

Senior Band schedule for the week of Monday, May 28  to Friday, June 1:

Monday, May 28  early morning concert band

***Spring Concert to Monday, May 28 – Spring Concert at 7pm

Jazz Band needs to be at the school at 5:15 pm

Concert Band needs to be at the school at 5:30 pm

Individual Performers need to be at the school at 6 pm

Tuesday, May 29 – no early morning band

11:30 am – Concert and Jazz Band to the Music Room for a warmup

12 noon – 12:30 – Concert for the grade 6 students at QEES

Wednesday, May 30 – no early morning band

Thursday, May 31 – early morning senior band classes of grades 10, 11, & 12

Friday, June 1 – early morning senior band classes of grades 10, 11, & 12

Memories of KISH Band Trip to ABF 2018

Peggy’s Cove – April 27, 2018

Zack Pendleton – Peggy’s Cove

Dinner at Jack Astor’s – Dartmouth Crossing

Mama Mia – Neptune Theatre, Halifax, April 25, 2018

Concert Band performance at ABF 2018

KISH Band student band presidents – Shannan Hill and Bethany Spencer

Jazz Band performance at Vinnie’s Hall – ABF 2018

Jazz Band Clinic – ABF 2018

Band – Hampton Inn & Suites – Dartmouth

Concert Band – ABF 2018

Dinner at The Athens Family Restaurant – Halifax

Pier 21 tour and reactment

Halifax Seaport

Chaperones – A. Profit, J. Elsinga, M. Beaman, and F. Wiegers

Peggy’s Cove

“Heyyyyyy, Hey Baby” KISH Band theme song

 

Relay for Life at Three Oaks Senior High

downloadRelay for Life at Three Oaks Senior High – Wednesday, May 16 from 4:30-10:30.

KISH Band members are putting in a team with Shannan Hill as team captain.

Cost – $15 per student, includes a t-shirt

Where – at Three Oaks Senior High School for East Prince Family of Schools.

Time – 4:30-10:30pm   images

KISH Band students are asked to meet in the student parking lot before 4:30pm.  Students are asked to make colourful posters/signs with KISH Band on it and symbols of music.  These posters will be used for the march in of the school teams.

KISH Band team mascot “Clifford” – the duck with be there in attendance.  Students are asked to wear their green band festival shirt.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated.

What to bring?  Students can bring warm clothing, comfortable walking shoes/sneakers, lawn chair, snacks, poster/signs, beach umbrella/tent, etc.

The following students have signed up to be on the KISH Band team:

Jaylynn Jones, Julia Griggs, MacKenzie Roberts, Hillary Murray, Lily Greenan, Zack Pendleton, Emilie Reilly, Nicole Boucher, Bethany Spencer, and Shannan Hill.  If there are more band students who would like to join the team, see team captain Shannan Hill.  Parents are welcome to join.  This is a non-chaperoned event.   images

Hi, Band Parents and Students,

Our next executive meeting will be May 16 at 5:30pm and again it is open to all parents to attend. We will be doing a trip wrap up and planning the year-end banquet. We are hoping to take care of all issues at this meeting so it should be our year-end meeting too.

 If you missed Ms Profit’s blog post the other day, the band will be performing at a spring concert on May 23 starting at 7pm. Hope to see you all there.

 As mentioned above, we will be having a year-end Band Banquet on June 5. This is a great way to end the year. We will be going over all the years activities including the trip. The band executive will be handing out their awards too and this is always a lot of fun.

 Speaking of the banquet, I’d like to put together a photo slideshow from the trip. If anyone has photos they’d like to share with us, they can go to http://www.kishband.com/trip/ and upload them there. Parents if you know your students have some, please see if they will share. I know some students don’t seem to be getting my emails and I’d love to see as many photos as we can get. If I get enough photos from students, I will not have to use as many of my own.

 Thanks all and see you soon,

Francis

KISH Band BPA President